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Know Before You Go: What to Bring on an Airplane

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A carry-on will have all the items you need for your trip, but what about the other “personal item” you bring on the plane?  It’s not just for your computer or e-reader. There are some things you’ll want to have on hand to make the journey go smoothly.

If you’re lucky enough to fly in Business Class or above, they’ll provide all the extras that used to come standard with flying. For the rest of us flying out there, a little bit of preparation can help mimic some of the premium-class comforts.  Watch as Know Before You Go Contributor Alyssa Caverley shows how to create your own airplane survival bag with beauty essentials, flight comforts, entertainment options, and all the other flying necessities.

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